Neo Cricket to air domestic Challengers Series from 8 Oct

MUMBAI: Neo Cricket will air the domestic one-day tournament, NKP Salve Challengers Series 2009, from 8- 11 October.

This is a short tournament of four one day matches featuring current and upcoming Indian cricketers. The series is played to showcase talent that the country has and provide opportunities to younger players to make an impression.

The cricketing talents will play against each other at Nagpur this year for the Challenger Series. While Yuvraj Singh will captain the India Red team, Suresh Raina will lead the India Green team and India Blue team will be lead by Mahendra Singh Dhoni whose team also includes Sachin Tendulkar.

Neo Sports Broadcast head programming Mautik Tolia said, “Since this series will be soon followed by the India-Australia ODIs, it will provide the best possible match practice for the Indian players just ahead of the vital series.”

From 25 October, Neo Cricket will air Australia’s tour of India ODI matches. Earlier this month, the channel had aired the Irani Trophy.

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